GRE Word List

PHYSIOGNOMY

face (as showing the character and the mind); art of judging human character from facial features

The meaning of the word physiognomy is face (as showing the character and the mind); art of judging human character from facial features.

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WordMeaning
ecosystemecological community together with its environment
earthlyof this earth; terrestrial; worldly; not divine; possible; Ex. no earthly reason
distinctionhonor; excellence; difference; contrast; discrimination; Ex. graduated with distinction; Ex. a writer of real distinction
defalcateembezzle
jostleshove; bump; push against (someone) rather roughly; Ex. jostled by the crowds
rosterlist (of names)
titternervous giggle; nervous laugh; V.
reminiscencerecollection; V. reminisce: recollect the past
zealotone who is zealous; fanatic; person who shows excessive zeal
boundleap or spring; limit or confine; constitute the limit of; Ex. bounded by Canada; N: leap or jumping; boundary; ADJ: certain; having a duty to do something (legally or morally); confined by bonds; Ex. We are bound to be late; Ex. I am bound to say my opinion; CF. bounce, rebound